Folk Craft

The Science of Nature

The Science of Nature

Science was the focus on Friday, September 28, during a yarn dyeing demonstration with weaver Sharon Grist and her apprentice Amber. They had two dyes to try: yellow-orange cosmos flowers from the...
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Foxfire Fellows 2018

Foxfire Fellows 2018

Somehow, the summer has evaporated and school has begun. With the beginning of the fall semester, our talented magazine students have left the land to return to the classroom. Over the course of...
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Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Packing for the summer, I had no idea what adventures were waiting for me in Mountain City. I’m happy to report that this summer was filled with meaningful research, writing, and lots of “other...
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Spring Colors!

Spring Colors!

Our first annual girl scout day was a success! Among the many demonstrators who came to share their craft with the girl scouts was our resident village weaver, Sharon Grist. Sharon did a special dye...
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Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Looking to provide your child with a memorable experience this summer? We are excited to announce that we will be offering two, week-long camp sessions this summer at Foxfire! Let your child...
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Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

You heard right – we’re very excited to announce a full slate of Heritage Skills class offerings for 2018! We’ve been (somewhat) quietly testing the waters with a handful of...
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Calling All Mountaineers!

Calling All Mountaineers!

Yes, it is upon us! The 2017 Foxfire Mountaineer Festival is mere days away and the office is buzzing with anxiety excitement! As this is my first Mountaineer Festival as Foxfire’s executive...
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